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  1. Mouthwatering contemporary cuisine reflects the country's diverse heritage

    Posted Jun 11th 2010, 12:00am by Robin Lynam

    ... Robin Lynam Australian gourmets enjoy the best of many worlds. The cuisines of all the countries from which Australia's immigrant population originally came from are well represented by excellent restaurants in all major cities. Modern Australian cuisine fully reflects that heritage. In addition, chefs are blessed with easy access to an abundant supply of high quality natural ...

  2. Cultural heritage or brand protection?

    Posted May 29th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of yesterday's Tuen Ng festival, the state-run Xinhua news service announced an application had been made to the United Nations body to declare the festival intangible cultural heritage. Five years ago, ... cultural heritage is a good one, but it is often tricky to apply in a fair and meaningful way. The heritage value of buildings, monuments, historic places and artefacts is relatively easy ...

  3. Magazines - Style

    Heritage rules: Kent & Curwen and its Hong Kong connection

    Posted Sep 14th 2012, 12:00am by SS

    ... Jing Zhang Kent & Curwen might be the epitome of all things British, but the brand has a strong Hong Kong connection, writes Jing Zhang heritage rules It might have surprised many ... Fung's foray into front-of-house fashion in recent years, acquiring several sleepy European heritage brands under subsidiaries such as Trinity Ltd. The latter has run Kent & Curwen- founded ...

  4. British Heritage

    Posted Sep 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... elegant than casual, so go for understated accessories made from heritage fabrics. Chanel's classic ballerina flats are updated with a houndstooth print made from black-and-white tweed ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Budget injection may lead to clash in museums' local art focus

    Posted Apr 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... of Art and the Heritage Museum focuses on Hong Kong so as to reflect the development and cultural identity of Hong Kong art," he said. "We are conscious of the need to co-ordinate ... been] raised from very different corners in favour of [M+] acquiring more Hong Kong works," he said. But these plans could clash with those of the Leisure and Cultural Services Department, ...

  6. Umbrella maker, salted fish on list of intangible treasures

    Posted Feb 12th 2011, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng Government-appointed researchers have identified 63 local traditions and customs as the city's 'intangible cultural heritage', including some skills and crafts ... of the Intangible Cultural Heritage. Leisure and Cultural Services Department director Betty Fung Ching Suk-yee said this was just a first step. 'For education and research purposes, we will build ...

  7. News - World - FASHION

    Victoria's Secret apologises for using native American headdress in show

    Posted Nov 14th 2012, 12:00am by Associated Press in Flagstaff, Arizona

    ... Victoria's Secret apologised for putting a native American-style headdress on a model for its annual fashion show, after the outfit was criticised as a display of ignorance towards tribal culture ... was a leader. He did a lot of honourable things for his people," said Michelle Spotted Elk, a Californian woman of mixed heritage whose husband is Lakota. Victoria's Secret model Karlie Kloss ...

  8. A Dictionary of Cantonese Colloquialisms in English

    Posted Sep 12th 2010, 12:00am by Charmaine Chan

    ... Charmaine Chan A Dictionary of Cantonese Colloquialisms in English by Guan Jiecai Commercial Press HK$108 There are certain books that you want to endorse unconditionally. A Dictionary of Cantonese Colloquialisms in English is one, and not just because of increasing fears in Cantonese speakers that their dialect and heritage are being threatened by the mainland's perceived push ...

  9. 'Devil-beater' just wants a cosy place for ritual

    Posted Jan 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... preserve the ritual. In response to news of a government project to compile an inventory of intangible cultural heritage to help conserve traditions and arts, Siu Fu, 80, said it was time ... clients' enemies. The inventory is being compiled in response to the UN Convention for Safeguarding the Intangible Cultural Heritage, which was ratified by China in 2004 and came into force ...

  10. Newcomers show perfect timing

    Posted Mar 05th 2010, 12:00am by Jacqueline Tsang

    ... see business picking up, especially on the mainland and Hong Kong.' Cartier image, style and heritage director Pierre Rainero says that he did not think the fair was necessarily a good ... believes in the potential of Asia. 'Asians have good taste and good culture,' he says. 'They have a strong understanding of quality and luxury.' Many brands are making sure ...




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